Terrorist meditation

2019-07-05T14:58:59+02:00April 22nd, 2012|

BreivikIt is uncomfortable to hear the Norwegian mass murderer currently standing trial in Oslo refer to meditation as a way to get rid of fear, empathy and feelings that might otherwise have prevented him from killing 77 mostly young people last July. Both the person himself and the form of meditation he ascribes to are truly bizarre. But some meditative traditions have propagated ideas that may easily link meditation to cruelty.